Popshot Magazine

The Illustrated Magazine of New Writing

Popshot is a beautifully illustrated magazine that publishes short stories, flash fiction and poetry from the literary new blood.

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UNDERSONG

Lizabeth Yandel’s poem explores a past relationship through the thick lens of nostalgia. Illustration by Nik Neves

August 9th 2018

REGRET

David Romanda’s poem was inspired by a childhood encounter with a neighbour. Illustration by Joseph Crisp

August 1st 2018

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WE MISSED FLYING THE MOST

A boy longs for his girlfriend – and sleep – in this bittersweet story by Lydia Ruffles. Illustration by Ruth Kingsbury

August 1st 2018

THE DREAM ISSUE IS HERE

We are delighted to announce the launch of Issue 21, The Dream Issue. Our cover illustration is by Vector That Fox

August 1st 2018

ASTRAL

This poem by Helen Cox follows two characters in a transatlantic love affair. Illustration by Charlie Davis

July 31st 2018

JOIN OUR FREE POETRY AND ILLUSTRATION WORKSHOP

We’re launching our first workshop this month with Lyrix Organix and House of Illustration in London. Sign up here

July 23rd 2018

SUBMISSIONS ARE OPEN FOR THE WINTER 2018 ISSUE

It’s what you’ve all been waiting for… the announcement of the theme for our next issue

July 16th 2018

CLAIRE

Young love, fate and betrayal are explored in Alex Amey’s short story about old school friends. Illustration by Sara Gironi Carnevale

July 5th 2018

THE DREAM ISSUE IS ALMOST READY

We’ve chosen the poems and stories, our illustrators are scribbling away, and we’re preparing the pages 

July 4th 2018

TOWNS LIKE OURS

A woman delights in exposing secrets in William Hillier’s sizzling short story. Illustration by Alexandru Savescu

July 4th 2018

AIRBAG

Lucy Winrow’s poem suggests that even small acts can ease what seems like insurmountable grief. Illustration by Ivan Canu

June 21st 2018

THE DREAM ISSUE: AN UPDATE

We’re sifting through your submissions and will soon be selecting your short stories and poems

June 11th 2018

IN THE SUN’S SHADOW

Justin Dolby’s fantastical short story of sentient plants is guaranteed to produce a sniffle. Illustration by Vector That Fox

May 31st 2018

THE ISLAND

The truth remains unsaid in this moving poem by Ruth Steadman. Illustration by Cody Muir

May 25th 2018